Tag: Libya

The next Arab Spring ‘simply a matter of time’?

     

Autocratic allies in the Middle East, such as Saudi Arabia, have reportedly been told that the U.S. will not “lecture” them on democracy and human rights. U.S. attempts to explicitly… Read more »

Fighting to end Libya’s slave auctions

     

Since CNN’s International report exposed slave trading in Libya, Congresswoman Karen Bass and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have been among the many groups joining forces to bring about freedom and justice for slave trade… Read more »

Inclusive, rights-respecting governance in Libya?

     

Interested in promoting inclusive and rights-respecting governance in Libya? The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking proposals with the objective of preventing… Read more »

Libya: time for a reset?

     

Libya may descend into a “free-fall” if the peace process among its myriad of political actors is not “reset”, a new report warns. An accord between rival factions reached last… Read more »

Libyans ‘winning the battle’ against Islamic State

     

While the so-called Islamic State is losing ground across Libya, divisions among various Libyan factions make it difficult for the unity government to convert the group’s defeat into legitimacy, Carnegie… Read more »

Politics precedes victory in Libya?

     

Eliminating the Islamic State’s (IS) presence in Libya is just one of many goals that Libyans share with the international community and which could be the building block for a… Read more »

Why Libya’s transition failed

     

The ultimate blame for Libya’s failed transition must lay with Muammar Gaddafi, who bequeathed Libyans a country without a state, notes a leading analyst. Leaders of the new Libya found it… Read more »